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O Really wrote:
Fri Dec 15, 2023 7:08 pm
Israeli military wuz skeered. Thought raised hands and yelling "help" meant they were armed.
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Vrede too wrote:
Sat Dec 16, 2023 8:53 pm
O Really wrote:
Fri Dec 15, 2023 7:08 pm
Israeli military wuz skeered. Thought raised hands and yelling "help" meant they were armed.
Not just raised hands and the call for help was in Hebrew.

Israeli hostages killed in Gaza were holding white flag, official says

:o :cry: :angry-cussing: There must be video and/or witnesses that can't be suppressed. Minimal punishment, if any at all, is the IDF habit.
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Doesn’t this indicate that the IDF shoots everyone, white flag or not.

Apparently they have, and use, some sort of Get Out of War Crimes Free card.
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billy.pilgrim wrote:
Sat Dec 16, 2023 10:46 pm
Vrede too wrote:
Sat Dec 16, 2023 8:53 pm
O Really wrote:
Fri Dec 15, 2023 7:08 pm
Israeli military wuz skeered. Thought raised hands and yelling "help" meant they were armed.
Not just raised hands and the call for help was in Hebrew.

Israeli hostages killed in Gaza were holding white flag, official says

:o :cry: :angry-cussing: There must be video and/or witnesses that can't be suppressed. Minimal punishment, if any at all, is the IDF habit.
:obscene-birdiered: :obscene-birdiered: :obscene-birdiered:
Doesn’t this indicate that the IDF shoots everyone, white flag or not.

Apparently they have, and use, some sort of Get Out of War Crimes Free card.
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.Oomba. wrote:
Sat Dec 16, 2023 11:41 pm
Zionism means never having to say you're sorry.
For example, clearly a terrorist:
https://www.yahoo.com/news/israel-blows ... 47103.html
... In the northern town of Jabaliya, at least 16 people from the extended family of Gaza’s health minister were killed in an Israeli airstrike on their home on Friday morning, according to the Palestinian Shehab news agency.

Munir Al Bursh, who has been offering daily updates on casualties of the war in Gaza, was critically injured in the attack on his sister’s house....
How dare he tell the world the truth about Israeli atrocities?!


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Vrede too wrote:
Fri Dec 22, 2023 7:18 pm
.Oomba. wrote:
Sat Dec 16, 2023 11:41 pm
Zionism means never having to say you're sorry.
For example, clearly a terrorist:
https://www.yahoo.com/news/israel-blows ... 47103.html
... In the northern town of Jabaliya, at least 16 people from the extended family of Gaza’s health minister were killed in an Israeli airstrike on their home on Friday morning, according to the Palestinian Shehab news agency.

Munir Al Bursh, who has been offering daily updates on casualties of the war in Gaza, was critically injured in the attack on his sister’s house....
How dare he tell the world the truth about Israeli atrocities?!


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Murderous bastards.
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.Oomba. wrote:
Sat Dec 23, 2023 8:37 pm
Vrede too wrote:
Fri Dec 22, 2023 7:18 pm
.Oomba. wrote:
Sat Dec 16, 2023 11:41 pm
Zionism means never having to say you're sorry.
For example, clearly a terrorist:
https://www.yahoo.com/news/israel-blows ... 47103.html
... In the northern town of Jabaliya, at least 16 people from the extended family of Gaza’s health minister were killed in an Israeli airstrike on their home on Friday morning, according to the Palestinian Shehab news agency.

Munir Al Bursh, who has been offering daily updates on casualties of the war in Gaza, was critically injured in the attack on his sister’s house....
How dare he tell the world the truth about Israeli atrocities?!


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Murderous bastards.

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Accounts @IsraelNitzan follows or mentioned can reply”



Objections? We don’t need no fucking objections!
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billy.pilgrim wrote:
Sat Dec 23, 2023 11:34 pm
“Who can reply?
Accounts @IsraelNitzan follows or mentioned can reply”

Objections? We don’t need no fucking objections!
Wimp :violin:


A war that corrupt Nuttyahoo is losing, first among the public, now in the courts:

Israel Supreme Court strikes down judicial reforms

Haha

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Speaking of pro-Israel cancel culture:
Letter: Asheville Downtown Association should reconsider holiday parade parameters

We in the Only One Earth Coalition were surprised to hear from the Asheville Downtown Association that our application for the 2023 Holiday Parade was denied. Having been very well-received last year, our group of 15 local peace and justice organizations had been looking forward to once again walking to bring messages calling for working together for a better world.

Last year, we had over 80 people in our contingent, including representatives of Sunrise, Veterans for Peace, BeLoved Asheville, HealthCare for All, Physicians for Social Responsibility, Land of the Sky UCC, Circle of Mercy, Reject Raytheon and the fabulous Brass Your Heart marching band. We carried a giant model of Mother Earth, gave out peace stickers and were even accompanied by Buddhist monks from the Great Smoky Mountains Peace Pagoda.

This year, we are told that we somehow violated the parade’s policy of “no politics.” ...

It appears that our messaging didn’t fit into the committee’s notion of “fun community members showing their holiday spirit.” But if Only One Earth Coalition is deemed too political, then what of the corporations, big hotels and other commercial interests that sponsor the event and are prominently featured in the parade? Private commercial advertising is deemed OK, while messaging for the common good is not. And what of ROTC units that are included, despite their implicit promotion of warfare just by their uniformed presence? But promoting human survival on this planet is too “political.” ...

— Ken Jones
Retired professor
Swannanoa

Editor’s note: Xpress reached out to the Asheville Downtown Association about this letter and the others in this issue about Only One Earth Coalition’s holiday parade application, but Executive Director Hayden Plemmons declined to offer a response.
:think: Could it be that peace is no longer acceptable when apartheid Israel is engaged in genocide and ethnic cleansing? The first reply admits it, with a :bs: LIE:
Maybe it was your “From the River to the Sea” banners?
Otoh, other commenters suggest that the censorship is justifiable on behalf of nuclear weapons and the Raytheon Corp.

-0-? Could be both, we live in ugly times and "Peace on Earth" is deemed to be a subversive message :angry-banghead:

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I know it's a serious and dangerous conflict, but every time somebody says something about the "Houthis" it seems like they ought to be some kind of Star Wars character. Maybe like an Ewok variation.

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.Oomba. wrote:
Sat Dec 23, 2023 8:37 pm
Murderous bastards.
Murderous bastards' accessories:
In First Vote On Gaza War, Senate Shields Israel From Human Rights Scrutiny
Though his bill failed, Bernie Sanders put senators on the record on the U.S.-backed military campaign in Gaza. Israeli envoy Michael Herzog visited the Senate before the vote.


The Senate on Tuesday roundly rejected a proposal requiring the State Department to produce a human rights report on Israel’s policies, including its controversial U.S.-backed offensive in Gaza ― the highest-profile response by lawmakers so far to mounting public pressure for a change in Washington’s approach in the Middle East.

A large bipartisan majority voted to table the measure, 72-11. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), the bill’s author, Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and nine progressive Democrats joined in its defense, including Elizabeth Warren (Mass.), Peter Welch (Vt.) and Jeff Merkley (Ore.).
Question: On the Motion to Table ...
Vote Date: January 16, 2024, 07:05 PM
Measure Number: S.Res. 504
Measure Title: A resolution requesting information on Israel's human rights practices pursuant to section 502B(c) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961.
Vote Counts:
YEAs 72
NAYs 11
Not Voting 17

NAYs ---11
Butler (D-CA)
Heinrich (D-NM)
Hirono (D-HI)
Lujan (D-NM)
Markey (D-MA)
Merkley (D-OR)
Paul (R-KY)
Sanders (I-VT)
Van Hollen (D-MD)
Warren (D-MA)
Welch (D-VT)
Hooray for unanimous MA & VT.

Hope for the future? Selected members:
Not Voting - 17
Blackburn (R-TN)
Daines (R-MT)
Hagerty (R-TN)
Rubio (R-FL)
Tuberville (R-AL)
Semi-hooray for neoplacebo's unanimous TN.

Back to the article:
... Although it had been expected to fail due to bipartisan opposition, supporters of the measure hoped it would spur debate about billions of dollars in unconditional assistance for Israel as Palestinians continue to face daily bombings and the threat of famine. Sanders said that the legislation did not remove “a nickel” of the billions of dollars’ worth of military aid the U.S. sends Israel, calling it a “modest, commonsense proposal” that would simply open an inquiry into potential human rights abuses.

“It is necessary because of the scale of destruction in Gaza, the indiscriminate nature of the military campaign, the humanitarian catastrophe that is now occurring and the limits on humanitarian access,” Sanders said in a speech on the Senate floor, and because of “the extensive use of U.S. weapons in attacks that have killed thousands of civilians ― much of the destruction taking place in Gaza has been done with U.S. weapons.”
GoBernieGo! :-||
... Other Democratic senators said they supported other legislative ways to reshape U.S. policy toward Israel, including proposals requiring U.S. aid to be used in line with international law and ensuring transparency about U.S. arms shipments to Israel....
Okay, put up or shut up.
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) defended Israel’s actions, pinning the blame for the violence on Hamas, the armed Palestinian group whose Oct. 7 attack in Israel killed 1,200 people. Since Israel’s retaliatory operation began, it has killed more than 24,000 people in the Gaza Strip, according to Gaza’s Health Ministry.

“I can assure you the [Israeli Defense Forces] is spending more time trying to protect innocent Palestinians than Hamas,” Graham said on the Senate floor. “Hamas is doing everything they can to expose civilians to military action, and Israel is trying in a reasonable way to lessen the exposure.”
:roll: :puke-left: Whack9 must be so very proud.
... “Frankly, if you believe Israel’s actions are not in violation of any human rights conditions, you should welcome this report because it would exonerate Israel,” Cereghino (Madeleine, Americans for Peace Now, a progressive Zionist group) said.

Frustration with the war in Gaza is mounting in the U.S., including in the White House, which has supported Israel’s military actions so far. President Joe Biden last month warned that Israel is starting to lose support around the world due to what he said was “the indiscriminate bombing” by Israel in Gaza.
This could divide the Dems, with many in swing states staying home in Nov -0-?

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Silly me, I followed GoCub’s link to crazyland and stayed to lurk for a few minutes.
Bama posted this:

https://youtu.be/xtGo2NFXGm8?feature=shared


Fucking Israelis are sick.
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billy.pilgrim wrote:
Sat Jan 20, 2024 10:33 am
Silly me, I followed GoCub’s link to crazyland and stayed to lurk for a few minutes.
Bama posted this:

https://youtu.be/xtGo2NFXGm8?feature=shared

Fucking Israelis are sick.
:puke-left: :angry-banghead: One element of ethnic cleansing is to erase ancestral connections to the land.

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Vrede too wrote:
Sat Jan 20, 2024 10:40 am
billy.pilgrim wrote:
Sat Jan 20, 2024 10:33 am
Silly me, I followed GoCub’s link to crazyland and stayed to lurk for a few minutes.
Bama posted this:

https://youtu.be/xtGo2NFXGm8?feature=shared

Fucking Israelis are sick.
:puke-left: :angry-banghead: One element of ethnic cleansing is to erase ancestral connections to the land.
They’re ticking all the boxes.
Trump: “We had the safest border in the history of our country - or at least recorded history. I guess maybe a thousand years ago it was even better.”

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billy.pilgrim wrote:
Sat Jan 20, 2024 10:57 am
Vrede too wrote:
Sat Jan 20, 2024 10:40 am
billy.pilgrim wrote:
Sat Jan 20, 2024 10:33 am
Silly me, I followed GoCub’s link to crazyland and stayed to lurk for a few minutes.
Bama posted this:

https://youtu.be/xtGo2NFXGm8?feature=shared

Fucking Israelis are sick.
:puke-left: :angry-banghead: One element of ethnic cleansing is to erase ancestral connections to the land.
They’re ticking all the boxes.
We are complicit:

Babies Killed In Gaza Are ‘Not Innocent Palestinian Civilians,’ House Republican Says
It isn’t the first time Rep. Brian Mast (R-Fla.) has questioned the existence of innocent Palestinians.

(FL21: Port St. Lucie, Fort Pierce, Stuart, Jupiter, and Palm Beach Gardens)


"There's more that needs to be destroyed" – Rep. Brian Mast supports Israel's Crimes

:obscene-birdiered:
Key Pro-Israel Group Reports Record Fundraising As It Targets The ‘Squad’
United Democracy Project, the super PAC affiliated with AIPAC, reported raising $35 million in the second half of 2023 — nearly as much as it did in all of 2022.


... The super PAC, United Democracy Project, continued its trend of raking in large donations from Republican megadonors, with seven-figure donations from WhatsApp co-founder Jan Koum, Home Depot co-founder Bernie Marcus, and hedge fund manager Paul Singer. Democratic donor and investor Haim Saban also donated $1 million. The Kraft Group, which is chaired by Trump donor and New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, donated $500,000....
Fuck Home Depot, fuck the Pats even with Belichick ousted.

Warner Robins, (central) Georgia:
Teacher arrested for threatening to behead and slit student’s throat

CNN's Dianne Gallagher speaks to the parents of a Georgia middle schooler who was threatened by her teacher, Benjamin Reese; who was arrested after witnesses told police he threatened to behead the student over comments she made about the Israeli flag hanging in his classroom.
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.Oomba. wrote:
Sat Dec 23, 2023 8:37 pm
Murderous bastards.
A significant step towards vrede:
Dutch appeals court orders Netherlands to stop exports of F-35 parts to Israel, citing war in Gaza

An appeals court ordered the Dutch government on Monday to halt the export of F-35 fighter jet parts to Israel, citing a clear risk of violations of international law.

A trio of human rights organizations brought a civil suit against the Netherlands in December, arguing authorities needed to reevaluate the export license in light of Israeli military action in the Gaza Strip.

“It is undeniable that there is a clear risk that the exported F-35 parts are used in serious violations of international humanitarian law,” Judge Bas Boele said in reading out the ruling, eliciting cheers from several people in the courtroom....
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Not for nothing, but why isn't what Hamas did ever part of the equation?

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GoCubsGo wrote:
Tue Feb 13, 2024 11:41 pm
Not for nothing, but why isn't what Hamas did ever part of the equation?

https://twitter.com/atrupar/status/1757609125918232868
1200 vs 28,500. Maybe what Hamas did is 4% of the equation? Actually, it's quite a bit more, but storming stages is not an appropriate tactic when the pro-Israel lobby is winning. The Senate just passed $14 billion for Israel. We'll see what the House does, but eventually it will further arm Israel, it always has.

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GoCubsGo wrote:
Tue Feb 13, 2024 11:41 pm
Not for nothing, but why isn't what Hamas did ever part of the equation?

The Israelis stole their land and have made their lives hell with double standards that make even American Jim Crow look like a holiday for black Americans.
Under the conditions that Israel has perpetrated against the Arabs in Israel and in all the surrounding Arab countries the victims will often make stupid gestures of retaliatory violence.
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The Israelis stole their land and have made their lives hell with double standards that make even American Jim Crow look like a holiday for black Americans.
Under the conditions that Israel has perpetrated against the Arabs in Israel and in all the surrounding Arab countries the victims will often make stupid gestures of retaliatory violence.
How far do we need to go back? Does Israel have a right to exist?

https://www.history.com/topics/middle-e ... -of-israel
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3000 years of repeat after me, we are god’s chosen people, as long as we are exterminating others, we are doing god’s work.
Because a big fairy came down out of the sky and told us so.
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